Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year 2012

To Family and Friends

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Blessed Season To My Hexie Friends

A Blessed Season To All,  I took some larger hexies and placed them in the shape of a wreath.  No sewing, not sure what I am going to be making with these particular hexies.  Busy time of year making gifts, so my cottage project is in the basket. Till we meet in the New Year. Blessings, Brook

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Hexie Country Cottage

I have started the sky,seems like putting a puzzle together.  Would like to do more but the season is busy at the shops, so little time for self projects.  Have a jolly week.   Blessings,   Brook

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Hexies for the Journey

Soon ,I will be able to start connecting the flowers to make the cottage background.  Have a wonderful week watering your garden.  Blessings,  Brook

Monday, October 31, 2011

Pumpkin in the Patch

Happy Harvest to Everyone. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

My Hexie Journey

My Hexie project has now gone to older posts and maybe new people have joined the Wednesday hexie journey so I am posting my picture again and this weeks's hexies.  I agree with many of you this is a challenge to do but a long time Want to do.  May you all have a Wonderful week.  Blessings,  Brook

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wednesday Hexies for the Cottage

As you can see the flowers have mixed petals.  Trying to do the landscape/ background of the hexie cottage picture. The flowers will be a mixture of colors to blend the overall picture. I, too am looking forward to the finished piece.  There is approximately six hundred and sixty seven pieces for hexies and the separate insert cottage in stitchery.  This will take some time.  I make the hexies during  night time television.   Have a good week until next Wednesday,  Blessings,  Brook

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Blue Skies

The start of the skies in the cottage picture, next week some dark blue sky. A very busy past weekend, we worked at the shop, The Wool Lady, for the quilt show in Temecula, CA.
I had a very nice time and visited with some friends from my past neighborhood. Shopped, ate pizza,and laughed, great time. More tending of the garden this weekend. Blessings, Brook

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday Hexies for the Cottage

Some more Hexies for the Cottage wall quilt. Now the difficult part, joining the hexies to fit the picture. Excited , like doing a puzzle.
Everyone have a wonderful week and water your garden. Blessings, Brook

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wednesday Hexies

I did some more hexies, now I will start to connect them. A first time, if you have not been to my blog before stroll down a few pictures and you will see the quilt picture. It has a cottage among the hexies that make up the landscape. There are many hexies, this will take some time, but I really like this project. Have a great week. Blessings, Brook

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Wednesday, Red is the color of the Day

A picture of a small red flower,I made three, they will be used for the pattern with the house in the garden. I posted the picture pattern earlier, if you missed it just scroll down a little ways. The larger flower will make another project for spring. I plan to post later my variety of items in my collection of red and yellow. Busy getting patterns and kits to the shop.
Have a productive week, watch those gardens grow. Blessings, Brook

Monday, September 5, 2011

Autumn Waiting

I have been busy making Autumn patterns, and the mood is set.  Autumn dreams are the cozy life style it brings. Loving the colors of Fall and a breeze in the air.  I am ready to knit the tiny mittens, that I sell this time of year.  At night , I look forward to a good read.  Just today, my wonderful next door neighbors loaned me a book  " The Harvey Girls" by Lesley Poling-Kempes.  It is about women who opened the west.  I am a History reader, excited to start tonight, you now know what I will be doing tonight.  My week appears to be very busy, may you have a pleasant week.    Waiting for Autumn,   Blessings,   Brook

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

My Hexie Journey

" Everything Flowers"  Quilts from the garden,  by Jean and Valori Wells.  Copyright 1996  page 54  called "Country Garden".  This is a  pattern, I fell in love with so long ago. Now is the time to enjoy the journey.  There are 667 - 1 1/2 inch squares of fabric, the finished size is 18 x 22 inches.  I am elated to have started, long over due. Thank You, to Karen, for doing One Flower Wednesdays or I would still be dreaming not doing.  The picture is from the book and the other picture is some hexies and a quarter to show the size.

                                                                           Blessings  Brook

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday Again, Here come the Hexies

Busy with patterns, never enough time in the day or the night.  I have a new hexie plan.  I will post it at the end of this month. Now is my peachie two, then back to work.  Blessings,  Brook

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

More Hexies

More Hexies in one of my favorite color combinations, Red and Yellow. Everyone have a great week.
I am busy on fall patterns, need to be in shop in two weeks.  Blessings,  Brook

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Garden Grows

This has truly been fun , looking for many blooms to follow.  Blessings  Brook

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Thank You, Once Again

Last Wednesday ,I posted my Flower and Thanked all the ladies .  Your comments were appreciated.
Only I forgot to Sign In, another Senior moment. Seem to be having more of them???
Loving the process, told a friend, Lolita and she has joined this week. She will be using all civil war prints.
Last weeks flower is the picture below the American flag.  Have a great week , water your garden and it will bloom.  Fill your days with large bouquets.  Blessings , Brook

Sunday, July 3, 2011


God Bless America, Long May Our Flag Wave.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Thank You

Thank You to all the ladies who took the time to leave a comment.  This time I used a paper template.  First I sewed  each petal to the center flower then the sides.  It went real smooth, fun and Hooray!!  Brook

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

First Flower Garden

Here is the First Flower Garden, You can see the center is incorrect on two corners.
Actually the entire flower could be better, I know with practice they should improve.

Please give advice , comments welcomed. Brook

First Flower Garden

It looks so easy, ladies you have my respect. I was so frustrated. I watched the tutorials. They were excellent. My big mistake was having hexie plastic templates. Need I say Slippery. I put together the outer ring then the center. Outside went ok, inside ok until last side , as you can see corners are round, not fitting properly. Next time I will use paper. Any other advice please tell me. I have always wanted to do this pattern, but this one will not be in the quilt. Hope next week to improve. I am a stubborn old lady and will not give up to difficult. The One Flower Wednesday is a brillant idea and looking forward to progress in the garden. Blessings Brook

It's About Time.

I have been in my new town and home for one year and three months.The days have flown and time runs faster each day. I have a love for gardening to get lost in the soil and the peace from nature. My intention for 2011 was to post every week. Life had a different plan, with two eye surgeries, my daily routine had changes and turns. As health permitted, I have worked on my new pattern designs. At present, my patterns/kits are in a wonderful shop. THE WOOL LADY, located in Old Town, Temecula ,California. Have a wonderful week. Blessings , Brook

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011

Love Sweet Love

Happy Valentine's Day, Sending love for everyday to family and friends.